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babaco

(ˈbæbəˌkəʊ; bəˈbɑːkəʊ)
n, pl -cos
1. (Plants) a subtropical parthenocarpic tree, Carica pentagona, originating in South America, cultivated for its fruit: family Caricaceae
2. (Plants) the greenish-yellow egg-shaped fruit of this tree, having a delicate fragrance and no pips
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Todo esto lo acompana un delicioso zumo natural elaborado con cualquiera de la infinidad de frutas que abundan en este pais, como la lima, la pina, el babaco, el tomate de arbol o el tamarindo.
FDI), headquartered in South Plainfield, NJ, boasts a roster of 13 different superfruit flavors, including not only already popular acai, goji berry and mangosteen, but such lesser known varieties as feijoa, yum-berry, jostaberry, cherimoya, babaco, dragon fruit (and its cousin pitahaya or yellow dragon fruit), jackfruit, maqui berry and carambola.
Silber has about 100 different varieties of mostly tropical trees, including several kinds of guavas, starfruit, cherimoya and the unique Babaco papaya, hardy enough to be grown throughout the East and North Valley.
When Beth Babaco, facilities coordinator for the Baltimore County Public Library system, was given a budget to renovate one of the library's fifteen branches, she jumped at the opportunity to enhance security at the Reisterstown site, located about ten miles outside of Baltimore.
The effects of husbandry on flavour is also discussed and when dealing with unusual fruits one author covers Feijoa, Roseapple, Cherimoya, Custard apple, Soursop, Carambola, Cashew apple, Babaco, Durian, Mangosteen, Loquat and Beli fruit, to name a few.
Native to Ecuador and the newest fruit to arrive from New zealand, babaco is also labeled kiwistar.
Caramel, Vanilla, Chocolate, as well as exotic ones like Passion Fruit, Jackfruit, and Babaco," says Wolfgang Boehmer, director of coffee and tea at Sensient.